December 1st, 2013

Recording Video of Your IPad Paintings – Procreate

Procreate – iPad painting in progress

There are a few iPad painting programs that either automatically record your paintings as they are created or that you can set beforehand to record as you paint. Procreate, SketchClub, Sketchbook Pro, are some current paint programs that allow you to create videos of your paintings […]

January 8th, 2012

Kelly Kilmer Workshops and Art Journaling

Last week (December 29 and 30) I took 2 days worth of Kelly Kilmer art journaling workshops at Ink About It, a rubber stamp store in Westford, MA. Kelly was a wonderful teacher and the classes were great fun.

I learned how to make two simple journals with 40 pages each. One was made […]

August 4th, 2010

Blogs Around the World – How to Read Wonderful Blogs in Other Languages

I love reading all kinds of craft blogs and especially enjoy learning about artists from other countries. Until recently if a blog was in another language and didn’t have a translation option, I would pore over the images and try to guess what the blogger might be saying. Finally I found a Google translation […]

May 11th, 2010

Chuck Berry and Blueberry Hill

Blueberry Hill – sign outside club

Chuck Berry, rock and roll legend also known as “The Father of Rock and Roll”, was born in St. Louis and still lives in a suburb of St. Louis today. He and the St. Louis landmark restaurant and music club, Blueberry Hill, have a strong connection going […]

February 16th, 2010

Memories of Paris

Paris – we visited Paris a few summers ago. It was like a surreal dream, ancient mingling with avant-garde, beauty everywhere. Some of my favorite memories are from that visit, and included a very special evening in which we visited my French penpal and her family and had dinner at her house.

When you go […]

February 15th, 2010

One World One Heart Giveaway Winner

Thank you, everyone for coming to visit and for entering my giveaway!

The winner is Jingle at Just Jingle.

I used the random number generator at (#39). Participating in the One World One Heart Giveaway has been so much fun; I look forward to next year’s event!


February 7th, 2010

One World One Heart Giveaway

I am excited to be participating in the One World One Heart Giveaway this year. This is the third year Lisa of “A Whimsicial Bohemian” is hosting this wonderful event started to bring bloggers from all over the world together. You can read more about it and see the list of all the participants (over […]